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Computer Science students win e-business category at Business Plan Competition

Computer science students recently won $5,000 in the e-business category of the Marriott School's annual Business Plan Competition, a long-standing competition that awards $100,000 total in cash and in-kind services to entrepreneurs. The students’ business idea, Collective Medical Technologies, is a company that connects databases between medical facilities to prevent abuse of the healthcare system.

Professor Dan Olsen quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently published an article circulated by ACM on predicted trends in computer innovation in the next 5-10 years. Dr. Dan Olsen of the Computer Science Department was featured in the article as an expert on memory capacity. He explained that more memory is now fitting into smaller devices than ever before. All his academic papers, software code, geneology, email, and photos can fit in under a third of the memory in an iPod.

Ian Garcia's Thesis Proposal

Ian Garcia will propose his thesis topic on Monday, May 8 at 1:00 p.m. in the CS Conference Room. His topic is "Load Shedding on RSS News Feeds Data Streams."  His adviser is Dr. Dennis Ng. All are invited to attend! Ian Garcia will propose his thesis topic on Monday, May 8 at 1:00 p.m. in the CS Conference Room. His topic is "Load Shedding on RSS News Feeds Data Streams," an abstract of his research is attached at the end of this e-mail. His adviser is Dr. Dennis Ng.

All are invited to attend!

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Paul Porter's Thesis Defense

Paul Porter will be defending his thesis on Tuesday, May 9 at 2:00 p.m. in the CS Conference Room. The title of his research is "Trust Negotiation for Open Database Access Control," an abstract of his research is available if you click on the more button for the full article. His advisor is Dr. Kent Seamons. All are invited to attend!Paul Porter will be defending his thesis on Tuesday, May 9 at 2:00 p.m. in the CS Conference Room. The title of his research is "Trust Negotiation for Open Database Access Control," an abstract of his research is below. His advisor is Dr. Kent Seamons.

Apply by March 29th - CS Dept Position: Systems & Network Architect/Manager

The CS Dept has a full-time position opened for a Systems & Network Architect/Manager. The role of this position is to provide computing support and direction for the students, faculty, and staff of the BYU Department of Computer Science. Given the nature of the CS department, this position requires a high level of awareness and expertise in the latest computing technologies.

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